Welcome to City of Dawson - This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. City of Dawson...the small city with the bright future!
The City of Dawson is a progressive community located on the prairies of west central Minnesota maintaining a quality of life surpassed by none. The city excels with excellent school and health care systems, promotion of new industry and the support of existing businesses.
This community is blessed with many active and caring people which have supported the parks, golf course, and the new aquatic center providing recreation to both young and old alike. The Dawson/Boyd Arts Center satisfies our appetite for the arts and theater.
Walking Trail The Lac qui Parle River flows through the community providing an environment of quiet and stress free living. Dawson’s walking trail is located adjacent to the river encompassed by trees, flowers, and native vegetation providing a sanctuary for everything and everyone.
Beautifully renovated homes, well kept lawns and gardens are a common sight in Dawson. From the renovation of older homes, the building of new homes, apartments and townhouses, Dawson offers a variety of fine living.
We invite you to visit. You won’t want to leave!
Click the button below for the latest weekly updates on the City of Dawson's street and utility construction projects. Just another way we are working to to better serve our community!
Adopt your fire hydrant. Keep snow cleared 3 feet in each direction. You could give yourself precious time if a fire occurred to clean it now and be prepared. The city of Dawson and the Dawson Fire Department thank you for your efforts toward safety.
Please Keep Garbage Cans off Streets
Please help our plow drivers do a better job by removing your garbage can from the street after pickup service has been completed. Thank you for your cooperation.
The City of Dawson requires all pets in the city limits to be licensed. This is service provided through the Dawson Vet Clinic.
Call Dawson Home! Lots available. Dawson is excited to announce the addition of available lots in the Carlson Second Addition. These lots were recently re-platted to accommadate our growing community. Lots are available at the east end of Ash and Hickory Streets. Build your dream home. Build your retirement home. Build your life in Dawson.
Phase 2 Infrastructure Project
At the Dawson City Council meeting on March 15, 2022, the council approved awarding Phase 2 of the infrastructure project to the low bid of Ryan Contracting, Co. from Elko, MN. This award is contingent on the grant and bond financing Dawson will be receiving. While we recognize what a huge...